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Fawn Lake
Vilas County, 19 Acres


Water Quality

One measure of a lakes health is the trophic state, which relates to the amount of algae in the water. The average summer trophic state for the last 5 years was 47 (Mesotrophic) and was determined using Secchi data. For a Impounded Flowing Water lake, this is considered Excellent.

Fawn Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 2001. Volunteers monitor water clarity with a black and white Secchi disk. Volunteers are the source of the majority of Wisconsin's lake water quality data, and their dedication is greatly appreciated. Additional monitoring has been done through projects funded in part by DNR Lake Grants. Reports and graphs featuring data collected by volunteers, DNR staff and others can be viewed below.

Water Quality Reports and Graphs

Station NameStation IDMapMax YearReports
FAWN LAKE_GENERAL LAKE STATION10044620Map2017Details
Fawn Lake - Deep Hole643063Map2020Details